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Evolving and thriving at a time when the Deccan was dotted by trivial ‘kingdoms’, the Calukyas of Bādāmi ascended to their powerful position after defeating the Kadambas of Banavāsi or Rāṣṭrakūṭas of Mānapura (Meister and Dhaky 1986:3). This was followed by the fortification of Bādāmi…
The Calukyas of Badami gained control over Deccan at a point when Saivism began thriving and Buddhism was nearing its end in the region in the mid 6th century CE. At the same time Jainism also started gaining a presence. Irrespective of their Vaishnava inclination stated in their epigraphs and…
The broad aim of the article is to look into the history and culture of the Rāḍh region (south-western parts of Bengal, geographically marked owing to its rugged terrain and ferruginous soil) in the early medieval period through an investigation of the material culture.
While the town of…
The article is an account of The Rodin Exhibition held from March 19-April 21, 1983, at Tata Theatre, Mumbai. The exhibition, named after the renowned French sculptor, Auguste Rodin, featured his selected works.
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The Great Chola Temples: Thanjavur, Gangaikondacholapuram and Darasuram
On 22nd April 1010, the 25th regnal year of the Chola king Arunmolivarman—better known by his title Rajaraja, ‘the King of Kings’—installed a gold-plated pot-finial on the summit of a monumental new temple in the city of…